A test that uses ultrasound waves to assess the blood flow through the carotid arteries in the neck to the brain.
Carotid Doppler ultrasound scanning is a painless procedure that measures the amount of blood flow in the carotid arteries. This test is an ultrasound of the arteries in one’s neck. It helps to identify if there are any limitations to blood flow. Blockages in the neck can be a risk for stroke, furthermore, being able to visualize an artery in use, predicting one’s cardiovascular risk.
This test is performed at NW Cardio Diagnostics 2004 14st NW, Calgary, AB